The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 177 169 195
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Apple 27 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.45% 0.66% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.50% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 12
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£376 £255 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.25% -12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £162 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £290 £250
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +42.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 £25.10 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £25.90 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2579 2598 3206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 44.04% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1775 2223
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £34.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple.

1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) MS Office
3 26 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
4 25 (33.78%) Mac OS X
5 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 20 (27.03%) Blackberry
6 20 (27.03%) Apple iOS
7 19 (25.68%) Android
8 17 (22.97%) Finance
9 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
10 14 (18.92%) iPad
10 14 (18.92%) Windows 8
11 13 (17.57%) iPhone
12 12 (16.22%) Google
12 12 (16.22%) ITIL
12 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 10 (13.51%) VPN
13 10 (13.51%) DNS
13 10 (13.51%) DHCP
13 10 (13.51%) Citrix
13 10 (13.51%) LAN
13 10 (13.51%) Mac OS
14 9 (12.16%) Mac OS X Server
14 9 (12.16%) iOS Development
14 9 (12.16%) Cisco
15 8 (10.81%) Objective-C
15 8 (10.81%) VMware
15 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.81%) Service Management

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Apple also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.76%) Lync
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (36.49%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.35%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Google Apps
2 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.05%) Office 365
4 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.51%) VPN
2 10 (13.51%) DNS
2 10 (13.51%) LAN
2 10 (13.51%) DHCP
3 8 (10.81%) WAN
3 8 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (8.11%) WLAN
5 4 (5.41%) ADSL
6 2 (2.70%) ISDN
6 2 (2.70%) VoIP
6 2 (2.70%) LDAP
6 2 (2.70%) SMTP
6 2 (2.70%) Wireless
6 2 (2.70%) VLAN
6 2 (2.70%) Internet
6 2 (2.70%) QSIG
6 2 (2.70%) H.323
6 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.70%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) FileMaker
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Hudson
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.41%) CocoaPods
2 4 (5.41%) Xcode
3 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Banking
2 6 (8.11%) Spanish Language
3 4 (5.41%) Publishing
4 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Law
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 17 (22.97%) Analyst
3 15 (20.27%) Desktop Support
3 15 (20.27%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 9 (12.16%) Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 8 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.81%) iOS Developer
6 7 (9.46%) IT Support
6 7 (9.46%) Mac Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Support Technician
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.05%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Application Packaging
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) CSS
2 4 (5.41%) SOAP
2 4 (5.41%) HTML5
2 4 (5.41%) CSS3
3 3 (4.05%) JSON
3 3 (4.05%) XML
4 1 (1.35%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.35%) RESTful
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.35%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.35%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.35%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Blackberry
2 14 (18.92%) iPad
3 13 (17.57%) iPhone
4 7 (9.46%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.70%) BYOD
8 1 (1.35%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.35%) 3D Printing
8 1 (1.35%) Social Media
8 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 26 (35.14%) Windows 7
3 25 (33.78%) Mac OS X
4 20 (27.03%) Apple iOS
5 19 (25.68%) Android
6 15 (20.27%) Windows XP
7 14 (18.92%) Windows 8
8 10 (13.51%) Mac OS
9 9 (12.16%) Mac OS X Server
10 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (6.76%) Windows Phone
11 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (6.76%) UNIX
12 4 (5.41%) Linux
13 3 (4.05%) Windows Vista
14 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
15 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 9 (12.16%) iOS Development
3 8 (10.81%) Service Management
3 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.11%) ITSM
6 5 (6.76%) TDD
7 4 (5.41%) Identity Management
7 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.41%) Scrum
7 4 (5.41%) Android Development
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.41%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile Development
8 3 (4.05%) Software Delivery
8 3 (4.05%) Open Source
8 3 (4.05%) Memory Management
8 3 (4.05%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.05%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) Objective-C
2 7 (9.46%) Apple Swift
3 6 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.05%) SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Perl
6 2 (2.70%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.11%) MCP
3 5 (6.76%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) ACTC
4 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 4 (5.41%) MCSA
5 3 (4.05%) PMP
5 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Samba
4 1 (1.35%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Casper Suite
2 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 4 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.70%) WSUS
4 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (33.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Google
3 10 (13.51%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
5 8 (10.81%) VMware
6 5 (6.76%) Bloomberg
6 5 (6.76%) Adobe
7 4 (5.41%) HP
7 4 (5.41%) Dell
7 4 (5.41%) Reuters
7 4 (5.41%) McAfee
7 4 (5.41%) Sophos
7 4 (5.41%) Polycom
8 3 (4.05%) ServiceNow
8 3 (4.05%) Remedy
8 3 (4.05%) Avaya
9 2 (2.70%) Symantec
9 2 (2.70%) Lotus
9 2 (2.70%) Verint
10 1 (1.35%) Veeam
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